Volume 8 Issue 2
Table of Contents
Interview with Carolyn Resnick
Carolyn Resnick, author of Naked Liberty, is a horse trainer, teacher, and writer who has developed a way of working with horses at liberty that fosters a horse-human relationship of true friendship and deep trust. Worked in this way, horses develop an extreme desire and ability to learn.
Becoming a Horseman: Equine Ethology
Horses teach people, so that people are then able to teach horses. Equine ethology was born of a desire to help man in order to help the horse. This quest is a re-discovery of knowledge and experience accumulated over centuries and adapted to modern circumstances.
Developing Safety and Control
As a parent, it is YOUR responsibility to keep your children safe. This includes proper footwear, attire and education. There are lots of kids out there riding unsafe horses. The most basic rule of safety is to make your children AWARE of personal space.
Cavalia Soars: Equestrian Theatrical Performance Mingles Traditional and Innovative Forms Onstage
Attending Cavalia at a sold-out matinee performance in Washington, DC was an inspirational experience. Having studied equestrian theatre for years and even writing my doctoral dissertation on the topic, I expected to enjoy the show. Two and a half hours later, as I left the theatre tent, I was filled with awe at what horses and humans could accomplish together.